Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu Gyuto knife Korikin steel 240 mm (9.5") Rosewood handle - Knife-Life - Best Japanese Knife Store
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Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu Gyuto knife Korikin steel 240 mm (9.5") Rosewood handle

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This hand-forged Mandai Kogetsu Gyuto knife was made by Goko Hamono (Yoshito Yamakawa) from Kashiwa City in Chiba Prefecture. 240mm long blade made from Korikin stainless steel (Korikin is proprietary stainless steel and heat-treat protocol developed by Goko Hamono), heat-treated up to 59-60HRC. Round shape handles made from natural Rosewood.

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Simple, but superbly crafted
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03/02/2022

Every time I use this knife, I notice how well-balanced it is and how attractive it is. The item was delivered in an excellent, secure, and timely manner.

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This hand-forged Mandai Kogetsu Gyuto knife was made by Goko Hamono (Yoshito Yamakawa) from Kashiwa City in Chiba Prefecture. 240mm long blade made from Korikin stainless steel (Korikin is proprietary stainless steel and heat-treat protocol developed by Goko Hamono), heat-treated up to 59-60HRC. Round shape handles made from natural Rosewood. Visually, for the unsophisticated audience, Goko Hamono's semi-polished blade finish looks not absolute perfection. But be sure, this is a 100% perfect cutting machine. (Blade finish looks like it has already been highly professionally resharpened by hands, on Waterstone) The owner and head of Goko Hamono, Mr.Yamakawa, used to say: The difference between creating just good-looking art objects and making great knives are enormous. I have no intention of making knives, just beautiful. First of all, I make knives for practical use and perfect cutting. It is not about the looks. I pour my soul into the knives I make ". This phrase became a concept of Goko Hamono made knives. All Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu knives have a special Dentou (伝統) mark on the handle to guarantee that these are real traditional Japanese crafts. This mark was designated by the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry. All products with this mark have been inspected and are delivered with pride and responsibility for quality. Goko Hamono Mandai Kogetsu Gyuto knife is perfect for home "Everyday" cooking and is highly recommended for professionals. The perfect blade shape, balance, Korikin stainless steel will guarantee excellent sharpness and easy maintenance. High corrosion resistance. Knife packed in premium Japanese authentic gift box with traditional patterns.

Knife Type Gyuto
Brand Goko Hamono
Knife Style Japanese Traditional
Blade Bevel Grind Double-edged
Total Knife Lenth (mm/inch) 383/15.0787483
Blade Lenth (mm/inch) 240/9.448824
Blade Height at Base/Heel (mm/inch) 52/2.0472452
Blade Thickness above heel (mm/inch) 2/0.0787402
Blade Thickness above tip (mm/inch) 1/0.0393701
Blade Steel / Core steel Korikin
Blade Core Hardness 59-60HRC
Blade Construction / Structure Monosteel
Blade Cladding Steel Korikin
Knife Handle Material Rosewood
Handle Bolster No
Total Knife Weight (g/Oz) 167/5.890758
Hand-sharpened Yes
Place of Origin Chiba Japan
Gyuto knife is a multipurpose knife, analogous to the European Chef knife. In Japanese "Gyuto" means "cow sword", as it was originally designed for cutting large chunks of beef. But unlike the European Chef knife, the Japanese Gyuto knife is thinner and made of harder steel. Usually, Gyuto blade lengths from 180 to 300mm (most popular 180mm; 210mm, and 240mm). The handle can be as Western same as Japanese style. Gyuto is the real King of the kitchen. With this knife, you can do just about anything (meat, fish, vegetables, fruit). With Gyuto you can chop, slice, julienne, dice.

After use, wash it with a soft sponge, wipe the knife dry and store safely. Avoid cutting the bones, frozen foods, hard fruit pits.

Recommended cutting surface: wood, rubberized boards, and high-end composites, as well as quality plastics such as polyethylene, make acceptable cutting surfaces and will help protect and extend the life of the knife's edge. AVOID using glass, metal, countertops, and other rigid, unyielding surfaces.

We think that sharpening all quality Japanese knives on whetstones produces the finest results for your blades.

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